David Van Slyke, associate professor of public administration, and Maxwell alum Jesse Lecy (’10 Ph.D., S.Sc.), have received funding from the Kresge Foundation for a second wave of survey research on nonprofit startup organizations. Van Slyke and Lecy, who is assistant professor at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University, are conducting research on events that influence growth and survival during the early years of a nonprofit and the factors that lead to organizational vulnerability and to organizational growth during a nonprofit’s first three years. Read more.
David Van Slyke is associate professor of public administration and a senior research associate in the Campbell Institute of Public Affairs. His research focuses on privatization and contracting, specifically how government-nonprofit contracting relationships are structured and managed. He also focuses on strategic management and policy implementation in public and nonprofit organizations.